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across the region will never be realized if there human rights are denied or ignored. there and elsewhere, governments continue to restrict civil society. they suppress dissent, and they stifle free expression. religious minorities find themselves in prison for violating blasphemy laws. online activists are shut down for criticizing their government, or shining light on corruption, or just trying to speak out and express their views about a different future. lgbt communities are marginalized or criminalized. women and girls are being targeted through rape as a weapon of war, and being attacked for the simple act of going to scool' ging scol. these tactics are as intolerable as they are shortsighted. they hold countries back, they create instability, they divide societies, and they set off cycles of retribution. so anywhere that human rights are under threat, the united states will proudly stand up, unabashedly, and continue to promote greater freedom, greater openness and greater opportunity for all people. and that means speaking up when those rights are imperiled. it means providing sup
protect those privacy and civil liberty rights that we all cherish and what i would say is that's why it's so important that we as a people through our government make the wise investments. so where we need to have security and we need those first responders, we know we're not shortchanging them because we did something foolish by, you know, starting a war in some other part of the world and never paying for it and therefore having to come back here and say, we have to figure out ways to make cuts to programs because we need to pay for that war or those tax cuts that went to wealthy people so now it's time to pay so we're making cuts to vital programs like first responders. if we're weeze wise and make smart investments, we'll do the most we can as a democracy, as a country of freedom for its people to protect our american citizens as best possible. >> i would agree with congressman becerra, what i would just add, again, without knowing the motivation or who is responsible for this particular incident, if it were to be found that this was an attack of either domestic or foreign enemies,
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